General Cardiology - CHI Health, Nebraska (NE) - Southwest Iowa (IA)

Our general cardiology services at the CHI Health Heart & Vascular Care include preventive cardiology, sophisticated diagnostic and treatment services and referral, as needed, to specialized cardiologists.

Treatment options include help for lifestyle changes, medicines, and various non-surgical and surgical procedures. General cardiologists work with the cardiovascular sub-specialists (experts who deal with a particular area of the heart) to offer the best treatment options for each person, one heart at a time.  

Our Expert Team

The CHI Health Heart & Vascular Care is home to highly skilled cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardio-thoracic surgeons and vascular surgeons to guide you through your treatment. The skill and experience of our physicians provide high-quality patient-centered care and offering care for the most complex cases that no one else can. Our team includes:


Treatments & Procedures

Awards and Recognition

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence An ACE accreditation reflects the fact that a facility has chosen to undergo a rigorous process of voluntary review of processes, personnel and outcomes data, and is willing to meet ACE’s accreditation standards. CHI Health Bergan Mercy, Immanuel, Lakeside, Mercy Council Bluffs and Midlands hospital Cardiac Catheterizations Labs all are ACE-accredited. This important accomplishment demonstrates these facilities are dedicated to maintaining best practices and the highest safety standards for interventional cardiology procedures. Creighton University Medical Center's Cath Lab also adheres to ACE guidelines.
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
The Coronary Bypass team of the Heart & Vascular Institute received the highest quality rating (3-stars) from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons in 2010 and the first half of 2011. Learn more about what led the Heart & Vascular Institute to these unprecedented outcomes.
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines
2010 Triple Gold Recognition to CHI Health Midlands Hospital for coronary artery disease (CAD), heart failure (HF) and stroke (S).
Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals
CHI Health was the only health care system in Nebraska to be named one of the top health systems in the United States.
HQID Top Performer
From 2006-2009, CHI Health earned top performer in the Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) which rewards hospitals for delivering high quality care in five clinical areas:
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) or heart attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Pneumonia
  • Hip and Knee Replacement